Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
England, Berkshire, Reading
£70000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, PMI, 25 days holiday
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Salary Range
United Kingdom - GBP - £, £50,000 - £74,999, £75,000 - £99,999
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

A growing SME Engineering business in Reading that has a well established and reputable brand, is looking for a number one in Finance to take ownership of all end to end finance responsibilities, drive the function and partner with senior finance and non-finance stakeholders.

Client Details

This SME Engineering company is an innovative organisation that offers a unique range or products to their expanding client base. They have an ambitious and exciting growth strategy and need a strong Financial Controller to lead the finance team and collaborate with the senior leadership team.


Reporting to the Director, and supporting the wider business, this key role will be accountable for taking ownership of the finance function, and associated accounting responsibilities.

Primary accountability's will include:

  • Management accounting, forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis
  • Provide commercial insight on the business performance and identify new business opportunities
  • Performance and profitability analysis
  • Adhere to accounting policies and procedures
  • Lead the finance function
  • Lead the financial reports and other financial metric reporting
  • Partnering with the senior leadership team and directors of the business
  • Management and development of direct reports


To be successful, you will be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA. You must be a hands on individual and have exposure to a growing SME environment. A background in Engineering, Logistics, Manufacturing would be advantageous. You will have developed a strong technical accounting skill set and CV's should have clear career progression, without too many moves.

The successful candidates will be results driven, with a proven experience of successfully achieving goals. First class planning and prioritisation skills, and being commercially astute.

Job Offer

A salary of £70,000-£75,000 depending on experience. A competitive benefits package - Car, Bonus, PMI, Pension, 25 day holiday, Flexible working.

If interested please submit your CV and call Lewis Rowe on 077699 25112.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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